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Specializes in General Surgery • Male • Age 58

7303 N Knoxville Ave
Peoria, IL 61614
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Dr. Braastad's Experience

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Dr. Braastad's Specialties

  • General Surgery

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Hospital Quality

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Unity Point Health Methodist
221 North East Glen Oak Avenue
Peoria, IL 61636
Proctor Hospital
5409 N Knoxville Ave
Peoria, IL 61614

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Appointments & Offices

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Associated Surgical Group SC
Associated Surgical Group SC
7303 N Knoxville Ave
Peoria, IL 61614
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    Dr. Braastad's Experience

    Specialties

    • General Surgery
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    • Adrenalectomy
    • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
    • Biopsy of Breast
    • Colectomy
    • Cystectomy
    • Cystotomy
    • Destruction of Anal Tumor
    • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
    • Embolectomy, Thrombectomy, or Vessel Exploration
    • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
    • Esophagectomy (Esophagogastrostomy, Esophagojejunostomy)
    • Excision of Breast Tumor
    • Excision of Rectal Tumor
    • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
    • Femoral Hernia Repair, Open
    • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
    • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
    • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
    • Gastrectomy
    • Gastric Bypass Surgery, Laparoscopic
    • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
    • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
    • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
    • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
    • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
    • Laparotomy
    • Lobectomy, Open
    • Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
    • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
    • Mastectomy
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    • Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
    • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
    • Pancreatectomy (incl. Pancreas Transplant and Whipple Procedure)
    • Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
    • Parathyroidectomy
    • Pelvic Exenteration (For: Gynecologic, Urinary, or Colorectal Malignancy)
    • Peripheral Artery Bypass Procedures
    • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
    • Port Placements or Replacements
    • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
    • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
    • Renal Transplant and Nephrectomy
    • Sphincterotomy
    • Splenectomy
    • Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
    • Thoracentesis
    • Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
    • Thyroid Lobectomy
    • Thyroidectomy
    • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
    • Tracheal Surgery
    • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
    • Vagotomy
    • Varicose Vein Procedure
    • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy
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    • Abdominal Pain
    • Adrenal Gland Cancer
    • Anal and Rectal Cancer
    • Anal Fissure
    • Anorectal Abscess
    • Appendicitis
    • Atelectasis
    • Biliary Atresia
    • Breast Cancer
    • Breast Lump
    • Carcinoma in Situ
    • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
    • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
    • Colorectal Cancer
    • Crohn's Disease (Regional Enteritis)
    • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
    • Diverticulum of Esophagus
    • Empyema
    • Esophageal Cancer
    • Esophageal Varices
    • Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Cancer
    • Hemorrhoids
    • Hidradenitis
    • Hyperparathyroidism
    • Incisional Hernia
    • Inguinal Hernia
    • Intestinal Abscess
    • Intestinal Obstruction
    • Lipomas
    • Liver Cancer
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    • Lung Cancer
    • Meckel's Diverticulum
    • Neuroendocrine Tumors
    • Pancreatic Cancer
    • Parathyroid (Gland) Tumor: Other than Malignant
    • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
    • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
    • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
    • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
    • Pleura Cancer
    • Pleural Effusion
    • Pyloric Stenosis
    • Secondary Malignancies
    • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
    • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
    • Stomach Cancer
    • Thyroid Cancer
    • Ulcerative Colitis
    • Umbilical Hernia
    • Varicose Veins
    • Ventral Hernia
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    0 Malpractice Claims

    • No malpractice history found for Illinois.
    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    0 Board Actions

    • No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    University of South Dakota
    Graduated in 1984

    Internship Hospital

    Sacred Heart Hospital

    Residency Hospital

    University Ill/St Francis Med Center
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Braastad & Staff

    • English
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    Dr. Braastad's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    • Unity Point Health Methodist

    • OSF Saint Francis Medical Center

    • Proctor Hospital

    • Mason District Hospital

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    Patient Satisfaction

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    Likelihood to Recommend

    4.6
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    4.6 out of 5

    Dr. Braastad's Office & Staff

    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments

    4.6 out of 5

    11 responses

    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.

    4.7 out of 5

    11 responses

    Staff friendliness and courteousness

    4.8 out of 5

    11 responses

    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)

    10 – 15 minutes

    11 responses

    Experience with Dr. Braastad

    Level of trust in provider's decisions

    4.5 out of 5

    11 responses

    How well provider explains medical condition(s)

    4.5 out of 5

    11 responses

    How well provider listens and answers questions

    4.6 out of 5

    11 responses

    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients

    4.7 out of 5

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    • Yes.

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    • NGS CoreSource
    • Pekin Insurance
    • Pyramid Life
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    Associated Surgical Group SC
    7303 N Knoxville Ave
    Peoria, IL 61614
    (309) 691-4005 (Office)
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